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English Grill

335 W Broadway, The Brown Hotel, Louisville, KY 40202
+1 502-583-1234
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cesar salad” (3 reviews)
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335 W Broadway, The Brown Hotel, Louisville, KY 40202
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Reviewed 4 June 2017

We were staying at the Brown and had dinner here the first night. The main draw was the Hot Brown Sandwich (which we had) since it was invented at the Brown in 1926 and is a Louisville tradition. The service was excellent and the food...More

1  Thank John F
Brad W, General Manager at English Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Dear Guest, Delighted to learn that our famous Hot Brown was the draw for your stay with us. Thank you for the good thoughts on our food and service. Hope to have you back on your next visit to Louisville. Regards, Brad Walker Vice President...More

Reviewed 29 May 2017

Honestly, this is the best date night we have had in a while (and I work in NYC). The hotel is historic and gorgeous. The lounge (with live music) is like stepping back into the '30s, with deep mahogany tones, exquisite but not overdone decor,...More

Thank Elizabeth S
Brad W, Manager at English Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2017

Dear Guest, Thrilled that you would rate us 10 stars! Always nice to read "truly incredible" and a review such as yours with a guest from a great restaurant city like NYC. Please let me know when your travels next bring you our way and...More

Reviewed 25 May 2017

Gorgeous decor that is elegant and stately. Lead glass windows, fresh flowers and lots of horse paintings. The Hot Brown is a heavenly dish that will tantalize your palate and will leave you feeling full for hours on end. It is a scrumptious open face...More

1  Thank derbyfan2016
Brad W, General Manager at English Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2017

Dear Guest, Thrilled to read your wonderful review. Many thanks for taking the time to detail your experience. Please let me know when you next visit and I'll reserve a nice table. Hope to have you back with us again soon. Regards, Brad Walker Vice...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

The original is still the best he hit brown is AWSOME with off the bone turkey and the original recipe

Thank Eddie R
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Fine dining with an attention to detail that has stood the test of time since the 1920s. One of the best old fashion cocktails we have had. That's saying something since we are from Wisconsin, home of the old fashion. Wonderful table side caesar salad...More

Thank OrangeGTO
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Best experience at a restaurant I have ever had! Staff was amazing. Beauitful dining room. Beyond excellent food. The hot brown is to die for. My wife had the Rack of Lamb, best i have had in my life and we eat a lot of...More

Thank Dusty D
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the entrees (hot brown & beef short ribs) and since it was a slow weeknight we also enjoyed discussing the history of the Brown Hotel with one of the managers.

Thank SWRoadWarrior
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

In town for business the week of the Kentucky Derby, we enjoyed dinner at the English Grill at The Brown Hotel -- old world elegance from an earlier era. The lobby/bar scene was very active (& full of a pre-Derby dressed-up crowd). The bar was...More

Thank byMT305
Brad W, General Manager at English Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for your detailed review. Please let me know when you would plan to return and I will have our Chef come to the table and present your plates just as you wish. I know we can meet all your expectations. Hope...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Booked reservations here since we were attending a concert at the adjacent Brown Theater. They assured us that they would get us out in time for the show. We had three different waiters in our almost two hours there. Service was extremely slow even after...More

Thank Joe F
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Our main goal in coming to the Brown Hotel was to have the famous Hot Brown at the place it was invented. We were not disappointed! The best we have ever had. Great derby pie also. The waitstaff were very friendly and attentive. A memorable...More

Thank dhlevin
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Response from Dawn C | Reviewed this property |
yes, probably so. I think my husband wore casual pants not jeans
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 335 W Broadway, The Brown Hotel, Louisville, KY 40202
    (Fourth Street)
  • Public Transportation: We have the Downtown Louisville Trolley that loops every 15 minutes. There is TARC public busing system.
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 502-583-1234
  • E-mail
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